Dr. Vivek Patil, MD

Colorectal SurgeryMaleAge 44

Dr. Patil
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Vivek Patil, MD

6420 Rockledge Dr Ste 4200 Bethesda, MD 20817

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(240) 487-7522

Dr. Vivek Patil, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Bethesda, MD and has over 19 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine medical school in 2002. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center and Sibley Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Patil to book an appointment.

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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Experience
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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Patil's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patil performs Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Patil performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hemorrhoidectomy
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patil performs Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Patil performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Colectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patil performs Colectomy more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Patil performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy

Dr. Patil's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Ventral Hernia

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Dr. Patil accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Choice Network POS
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

Dr. Patil's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Patil

4.1

Based on 26 ratings

5 Stars
76.92307692307692%
(20)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
1 Star
19.23076923076923%
(5)
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What went well
  • Staff friendliness (22)
  • Office environment (21)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (20)
What could be improved
  • Didn't explain conditions well (4)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (4)
  • Appointment was rushed (3)
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I live in a small town in Pa. and was told I had colon cancer and it would be a 10 day hospital stay, being cut from side to side and painful. Dr. Patil did the surgery and the tumor was the size of a baseball and he did it through my belly button and discharged in 2 days. He got all the cancer and no need for anything, except follow up with oncologist. Why would you go anywhere else? He is amazing!!!
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What could be improved
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Mary Suzane Meals – Jun 16, 2020
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Highly Recommend! Dr. Patil has great bedside manner and is extremely knowledgeable. My surgery went great, and pathology confirmed his initial diagnosis.
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What could be improved
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Mar 03, 2020
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After two surgeries with Dr. Patil I am confortable with his level of expertise and judgement after he presented the viable options for treatment, and both surgeries were successful. In spite of his schedule, if I had a minor issue or had any questions, he promptly returned my call and advised me of the situation and arranged to have me come into the office for follow-up. I intended to recommend Dr. Patil to my family and friends. Respectfully NFB
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Nadine Fluker in Germantown, Maryland – Apr 19, 2018
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Very charming but do not let him perform surgery on you.
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Gaithersburg, MD – Dec 15, 2017
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Dr. Patil is a very good doctor. He helped my husband so much. My husband was having so much issues, and Dr. Patil solved all his issues. We even didn't have to wait so much to get an early appointment. My husband and I really appreciate it. Thank you Dr. Patil. God bless you.
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What could be improved
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Silver Spring, MD – May 22, 2017
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Terrible Exp. After my hemorrhoid surgery, I did not receive any follow up call. The surgery was equal to almost dying. It was extremely painful, excruciating. He assured me the pain would last one to 2 weeks. But after 2 months and half, I am still suffering from intolerable pain, and it hasn't healed. He didn’t prescribe any cream to ease the pain, even after 4 weeks of pain and begging for help. He forgets to call the pharmacy for your prescription.
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What could be improved
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Elkridge, MD – Apr 24, 2017
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Nice guy, horrible surgeon. Had a surgery with him two years ago that I didn't need, and he never advised me of the serious risks of that procedure. Now here I am, needing more surgery for an open wound that he created on me that never healed and turned in to an abscess and fistula. And I was a completely healthy 31 year old when I started with him. Run away fast - he lacks experience.
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Pompano Beach, FL – Feb 24, 2017
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Vivek Patil, MD, FASCRS is a board-certified colorectal surgeon who is dedicated to providing sophisticated and compassionate surgical care for diseases...Read more

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2008
Washington Hospital Center
Fellowship Hospital
2007
Lenox Hill Hospital
Residency Hospital
2003
Lenox Hill Hospital
Internship Hospital
2002
Georgetown University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1997
Undergraduate School
Georgetown University
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Vivek Patil, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Patil has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Vivek Patil, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Vivek Patil, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Patil frequently treats Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags, Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal, and Colectomy. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Patil treats.

Where is Dr. Vivek Patil, MD's office located?

Dr. Patil's office is located at 6420 Rockledge Dr Ste 4200, Bethesda, MD 20817. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Vivek Patil, MD speak?

Dr. Patil speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Vivek Patil, MD

Bathesda6420 Rockledge Dr Ste 4200 Bethesda, MD 20817
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Patil is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center

Rockville, MD

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

4 Awards Received

Sibley Memorial Hospital

Washington, DC

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

7 Awards Received

Suburban Hospital

Bethesda, MD

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

18 Awards Received